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. >> first, from kansas to emerald city, to d.c. and now london, dorothy's ruby slippers are taking a vacation. the shoes will leave the smithsonian this morning for their first international trip. they'll be on display along side dorothy's blue and white dress in london. this will be the first time the shoes and the dress have been together since the movie was filmed. ♪ somewhere over the rainbow ♪  what makes the sleep number store different? you walk into a conventional mattress store, it's really not about you. we have so much technology in our store to really show the customers what's going on with their bodies. you can see a little more pressure in the shoulders and in the hips.... now you can feel what happens as we raise your sleep number setting and allow the bed to contour to your individual shape. oh, wow. that feels really good. at sleep number we've created a collection of innovations dedicated to individualizing your comfort. the sleep number collection, designed around the innovative sleep number bed a bed with dualair technology th
. thank you. can you tell us about city dogs? >> sure. first off i will tell you about pet overpopulation. we are talking about animal shelters basically 8 million pets are brought to the animal shelters per year. about four million make it to homes. the other four million are killed. so groups like citigroup rescue, people volunteer to bring foster dogs in their homes and we keep the dogs until new homes are found. >> all right. now, city dogs, is there a meaning behind that title? >> well, we are in the dupont circle neighborhood so, we are in the city. >> gotcha. >> it was started at the city dogs day care. we board some of the dogs there and some stay in foster homes until they are adopted. >> thank you for the good work you do. we are showing a picture -- live shot i should say of truman going nap pi time. >> we got truman about a week or so ago. >> he opened his eyes like talking about me. >> he is a senior. he is about 10 years old, a hound great dane mix. basically not wanted by his family. we don't know the story. they brought him to the shelter. they didn't want him any more. we
that includes the city's first murder of the year. 36-year-old lamont ellis was found dead in an alleyway early sunday morning. he had been shot multiple times. friends and family members gathered at a visual last night. police don't have a suspect nor a motive right now. fox 5 was working the story, conducting interviews at police headquarters, shots did ring out nearby. officers raced to that scene. it turned out to be a street fight. along west south street. >> it was a mess. it was chaos. there was at least 20 people there, and they had five or six of them, started to break out in a fight. and everybody just started to join in. >> police say one person was stabbed. and is listed in serious condition. no word if the two incidents are related. >> 10 years ago today, our region was traumatized by a sniper shooting spree. the beginning of it. for three weeks in october of 2002, people around our area did not know where the next victims would be shot. john allen muhammad and lee boyd malvo were found guilty of killing 10 people and injuring three others. on thursday there is a prayer vigil to re
the man accused of plotting to blow up the federal reserve bing in new york city. investigators say he considered targeting president obama first, but the family of the 21- year-old man insists on his innocence. they say quazi nafis only came to the united states to study business in college. we're also finding out he actually studied cyber security. >>> the boy scouts organization in hot water after thousands of pages of alleged child abuse are released. it contains information on about 5,000 people, mostly men, who were kicked out of the organization for suspected sexual abuse. the perversion files they call them details some 1200 cases of abuse spanning more than three dedes. the files first examined by the los angeles times show more than 50 cases of abuse concerned scout leaders in the d.c. region. >>> president obama is back in battleground virginia today. he's making another appearance at george mason university later this morning at the rally in fairfax. the president is expected to outline the choice facing americans in the presidential election. >>> we have a traffic alert fr
on new york city. there's some major headlines coming out of the city this morning. >> first, a devastating fire in queens. look at this video. this is extraordinary. at least three homes were destroyed in the late night hours in the beach community of breezy point. at least two dozen intensive care babies were among 200 patients evacuated from nyu medical center last night. they had to leave when backup generators failed. meanwhile, part of a crane still dangles high above the streets of manhattan. it snapped yesterday as the high winds moved in. it is sitting atop a luxury high rise still under construction. >>> and we are getting some incredible pictures of the flooding that hit new york last night. check it out. the storm surge turned into a cascading waterfall at the ground zero construction site. quite a sight there. in the meantime, hundreds of cars in the big apple were swamped by flood waters. this picture taken in brooklyn. this morning the waters have receded, leaving those cars strewn in the streets. and in hoboken, new jersey was impacted by flood parties. this
it got in. >>> first, though, lauren demarco has a look at damage in ocean city, maryland. lauren. >>reporter: well, whipping winds continue here in ocean city. in the meantime city officials beginning to assess the damage. we're going to have an update in the wake of superstorm sandy coming up next on fox 5 morning news.  >>> back now on fox 5 morning news. we are bringing you live pictures from northwest washington. you see here a big tree toppled over. this is at wisconsin avenue and porter street. it's taken some power lines down with it. so you may be having power problems in that neighborhood. >>> man, check out this dramatic scene. this is in silver spring. last night sandy was really pounding the area. i have a little bit more on this because these happen to be friends of mine, fred and e71 out in silver spring. fred wrote me and said this happened about 6:00, so the tree came down from the roots. it went all the way across to the other side. of course it landed on live wires and then it fell on the truck and in about 15 minutes the front end of
for the yankees. >> they have a big payroll. showers and storms generally city south and south and east. embedded-- can we go to radar first? thank you, yes. you can see, look at that thunderstorm activity, just southeast of the city. i'm sure this is not doing great things for the commute, out of that beltway. all that thunderstorm activity, see the flashing towards waldorf and la plata and lifting up to the chesapeake beach? that will push through southern parts of our viewing area and towards annapolis and eventually off to the north and east. this is our last batch of moisture. things should be winding down shortly and i think mostly just clouds here for the morning hours. eventually some sunshine and warmer temperatures. let me show you the bigger picture here. big upper level low to the west. there you go. cold front coming through, and notice in west virginia and western virginia, getting clearing. hoping that will move in later today. here's your accu weather seven- day forecast, by afternoon, some sunshine with temperatures in the mid-70s. rain at the moment. and cooler for the weekend,
%. and overall it has romney getting 50% to the president's 47%. this is the first time romney has the lead. >>> here in the district, city leaders have soured on the obama campaign. that's because they say the president hasn't done enough to support the local autonomy d.c. has been looking for. the city still lacks representation in congress and the city laws are still up for congressional review. >>> a criminal investigation into an undercover video that led to the resignation of congressman jim moran's son as his campaign field director. in the video, patrick moran is heard telling someone from a conservative group how to cast ballots under the names of 100 voters who rarely go to polls. at the same time, the chairman of the republican committee is calling for congressman moran to resign. >>> checking other top stories in the day ahead, virginia man accused of shooting a security guard at a conservative christian lobbying group will be back in court. he'll face terrorism charges. he has already pleaded not guilty. >>> also today the two teenage brothers accused of killing a 12-year-old n
the course of your morning hours. that's stage one, first the heavy rains move in, then the winds. let's take a closer look at your storm system. there you go, you can see the heavy rain throughout the beltway, south and east of the city, southern maryland getting some very heavy rain, parts of prince georges county. let's see out towards annapolis is getting good rain at the moment as well. you're out towards the west, you too will get in on the heavy rain. all of this is pushing out to the west. here's a look at your storm and as i mentioned, actually growing in intensity, if you look at the right side, you'll see for just a moment, it developed an eye wall and eye structure last night. then it disappeared again. it's now being covered by overcast, that's the big blob you see, but as i mentioned, maximum winds, 85 miles per hour. big change from last night, it's now tracking to the north and we're expecting that north we recall and eventually north western. this will indeed make land fall somewhere across northern delaware, southern new jersey here later this evening. maybe 8:00, 9:00, 10:0
in the 1990s has died. economist andrew bremer was the first director of the d.c. control board. the congressionally-mandated panel set up to oversee the financial management of the city. his appointment was controversial and drew the ire of then mayor marrian berry. but d.c.'s huge deficit was turned into a $300 million surplus under bremer's leadership. he was also the first african- american to sit on the federal reserve board. andrew bremer was 86 years old. >>> in the meantime, one of d.c. -- the d.c. mayer vince gray's former aides has avoided jail time. howard brooks pled guilty earlier this year for his role in paying another candidate to bad mouth former mayor adrian fenty during the 2010 mayoral campaign. brooks was sentenced yesterday to two years probation and 200 hours of community service. the u.s. attorney continues to investigate mayor gray's campaign. >>> a boxing legend from maryland is returning home to help promote several youth programs. sugar ray leonard will be lending his support for three key initiatives at a news conference at prince george's county p
for you. as we check out our pick city of the day. jacksonville, florida. the "first coast news" afternoon thunderstorms a of the day, j jacksonville, florid. a high of 89 degrees. normal temperatures out west into the plains, great lakes, along the east coast. below normal down south, a little on the wet side. midweek, a big cooldown coming. snow showers in the upper and western plains. hot warm weather here in the east. as we get to the latter part of the week, that cooldown makings its way to the east. with snow in the upper mississippi river valley. look for warmer temperatures through the gulf coast. continues dry out west. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> certainly feeling like autumn this morning. i'm storm 4 meteorologist tom kierein. much of the region just past 8:00. sun's up, partly cloudy sky. will stay chilly for another two hours. then get up to around 70 by midafternoon with increasing clouds. then we could get some rain off and on this evening which might interrupt the nationals game. warming up after that. oth
the district's finances in the 1990s has died. economist andrew bremer was the first director of the d.c. control board. the congressionally-mandated panel set up to oversee the financial management of the city. now, his appointment at the time was controversial and it drew the ire of then mayor marrian barry, but d.c.'s huge deficit was turned into a $300 million surplus under bremer's leadership. he was also the first african- american to sit on the federal reserve board. andrew bremer was 86 years old. >>> a strange twist in the case of a missing girl in colorado. a body was found yesterday seven miles from where jessica ridgeway disappeared last friday on her way to school. now, many assume the body was jessica's, but at a news conference just a few moments ago, authorities said the search for the girl continues. officials acknowledge the discovery of the body but did not provide any information about that body. authorities believe that jessica was abducted. >>> just two days after jerry sandusky was sentenced for molesting 10 young boys, there is word this morning that his $59,0
touchdown run just electrifying the fedex faithful and i think the whole city in whole, we have the talk about the defense a little bit too. they really stepped up especially in the first half when the offense was sputtering and lorenzo pander, there he is -- alexander, there he is, the one man gang. that's the twitter handle because he does it all. we always think of him as a demon on special teams, which he is, every time you see somebody tackle. you see number 97 flying in the picture, took 27 snaps at linebacker, had a sack and a half. four tackles and of course got the big fumble that set up the touchdown on the next play. he got a game ball. he's a captain. >> i understand my role on the team is to be a special teams demon and to be a captain and you know fill in on defense when need be and just take advantage of the opportunities. it made me a different player, quicker and more dynamic and i think the coach utilized the history today and pass rushing. you know it was a great feeling to go out there and finally contribute on a defense to the win. >> it's what he does. like i always
this morning, for the first time a team of fbi agents has arrived in benghazi and has already left the city. the agency is investigating last month's deadly attack on the american consulate. they have 60 days to issue a report. >>> police say it was a miracle no one was seriously hurt after this school bus plunged over a texas highway overpass, falling more than 15 feet. investigators say the bus was clipped by a car and landed on the door stop of a hotel below the overpass. one child and two adults were on board. they are all in stable condition. >>> more fallout from two recent incidents involving loose seats on american airlines flights. while american scrambles to fix the problem, it's canceled 44 flights for today. yesterday airline officials began pulling nearly 50 planes out of service to make the repairs. all the planes should be back in service by tomorrow. if you're flying on american today, double-check. 44flights canceled. >>> wow. that's big. >> yeah, it is. >> better safe, i know. >> sure. >> what's going on, tuck? >> friday and weather is going to cooperate. cool start, with
. . >>> and the governor of maryland will get a first hand look at the devastation along the coast later today's. the pier in ocean city was destroyed by superstorm sandy. governor martin o'malley will visit a shelteand john the mayor to get and update on the damage. >>> residents along the potomac fear additional flooding this morning. . >> reporter: good morning, allison. we're hearing a plane over ahead, we know national airport just down the river is trying to get up to speed but officials over there are saying they are watching the potential for the potomac river to continue to rise. communities all along the potomac and look at this beautiful sunrise -- but xhunts all along the water front are looking at that. we had a little bit of flooding yesterday and they are expecting high tide today and tomorrow. all eyes on that to see what is going to be coming downriver and perhaps what the impact will be in these areas. take a look at where it was yesterday. old town alexandria used to this, what they call minor flooding. happens every year and sometimes more than once a year, and while they brace for po
, one is a 19 19th century nun who worked with a leep city patients in hawaii. and the other is the first native american to be elevated to sainthood. she is known as the lily of the moehawks, she objected her culture in an arranged marriage and instead to convert to catholicism. her face was permanently scared at smallpox at age four, within minutes of her death at age 24, witnesses said her face healed and became clear and smooth. >>> it is 8:45 right now, it's a monday morning, and coming up next, lessons learned from the june. >> we go to holly for that, hey holly. >> reporter: good morning, the greatest weather minds happen to be in our own backyard. it's noah's new prediction facility in college park maryland where we are live this morning. of course they know about storms here, they learn from storm's past, predicted storms of the future. they also know about a whole lot more when it comes to things in our atmosphere. we're going to see it firsthand as we're getting our own look live next on fox 5 morning news, stay with us. as governor, i cut five billion dollars in s
building in new york city. >> this as the war on terror is playing a larger role in the race to the white house. fox5's melanie alnwick has details. >> quazi nafis had his first court appearance yesterday. he entered the united states on a student visa in january, allegedly to study cyber security. prosecutors say his true intent was to launch a terror attack on american soil. we're learning more about his plot and connections. but the resurgence of al-qaida appears to be having an impact on the campaign trail. >> reporter: another terror linked crime scene, this time the federal reserve building in new york city, just blocks away from ground zero in manhattan. the accused plotter, 21-year- old quazi nafis who allegedly claimed to have al-qaida connections. the fbi said he thought he was going to detonate a van full of explosives. they were fake, provided by an undercover agent. it comes as al-qaida may be strengthening overseas, especially in north africa, a shift that may be changing the way president obama campaigns. here he was a week ago. >> and today, al-qaida is on the run. >> repo
. the big story, federal agents disrupt a terror plot against the federal reserve building in new york city. >> this is the war on terror is playing a larger role in the race to the white house. melanie alnwick has the details. >> quazi mohammad rezwanul ahsan nafis had his first court appearance yesterday. the resurgence of al-qaida appears to be having an impact on the campaign trail. >> reporter: this time the federal reserve building in new york city the target. the accused plotter, quazi mohammad rezwanul ahsan nafis, who allegedly claimed to have al-qaida connections, thought he was gog to detonate a van full of explosives. they were fake. but it comes as al-qaida may be strengthening its hand overseas, especially in north africa. a shift that may be changing the way president obama campaigns. here he was just a week ago. >> and today al-qaida is on the run. >> reporter: but yesterday, that changed. in two stump speeches he has dropped his usual line that al- qaida is on the run. >> i said we'd focus on the terrorists who attacked us on 9/11 and we have and bin laden is dead. >> repor
. the ads first appeared in 10 subway stations in new york september 24th. there have been mild protests, including one woman who was arrested for spray painting over that. they are also on display on city buses in san francisco. metro police do not expect any wide protests today. but they are ready in case anything happens. >> melanie, thank you. >>> federal officials have begun drafting the first safety standards of the nation's subway and light rail systems. congress approved a measure expanding the authority to federal transportation administration in the summertime. new rules will take a few months to write. it was prompted by the growing numbers of derailments, collisions and worker deaths across the nation, including the crash here in d.c. that killed nine people. >>> still ahead, the presidential race and your pocketbook. we're going to sit down with our money expert for a closer look at what a win by either party could mean for your personal finances. >> but first, why lawyers for former penn state football coach jerry sandusky will be back in court today, a day ahead of tomorro
approaching the top. nirapathpongporn. still cleaning up accident activity. leaving stafford, dale city across the occoquan and then from lorton leading up towards the franconaspringfield parkway. >>> yeah. all right. the d.c. region is buzzing today. the nats are hosting their first ever postseason game and it is crucial. >> the team that wins game 3 goes on to win the series, statistically. dave ross is life at nats park on or. how cool is this? really is. going to be electrifying at 1:07 when they throw out that first pitch, first playoff pitch ever in nationals history. have not had playoff here in d.c. for 79 years. the nats got the job done in st. louis. they earned that two-game serie split there. the guy taking to the hill today, edwin jackson. a lot riding on this right hander's shoulders. he got 10 wins in the regular season. he used to play for st. louis so he knows the cardinals as well. he faced them one time this year and not very good, two innings, allowed nine runs. but his teammates are confident he will be better this time around. as far as game 2 goes, it's a memory that the
have been in this town for many, many moons. how do we, as a city, do we put all our stock in rg3 and forget this. >> no, as i said to tony, we are nl east champions. wonderful run. we got there for the first time in how many years. celebrate that and look forward. >> i'm with you on that. let's get off on a good foot next year. 162 games. >> move past the bitter disappointment. >> move past it. we are moving past it. >> okay. i don't know what to say. >> we don't have any time anyway. >> it's 67 degrees. coming up in health news, an update on the tread of a deadly -- spread of a deadly fungal infection. [ female announcer ] as you're making your decision... maybe you're wondering what to believe about mitt romney. well, when it comes to protecting your access to birth control... and the basic women's health care services planned parenthood provides... one thing we must remember, is this: i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. [ female announcer ] he'll cut it off. cut us off. planned parenthood. we're going to get rid of that. [ female announcer ] women need to know the real
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